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14 February 2022

Meet Ellis Hammond, our new team member

Ellis is WeCare Wales representative for Powys and the newest member to our team. We have seven representatives across Wales, including North Wales, Powys, West Glamorgan, Cardiff and Vale, Cwm Taf Morgannwg, Gwent and West Wales. They help raise awareness and understanding of social care, early years and childcare. They attract more people with the […]

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24 January 2022

Training for people interested in working in early years and childcare

Are you considering working with children, but feel you need to gain skills and understanding of the roles available? There are many different opportunities and places where you can work in both early years and childcare. Take a look at some training opportunities below.    

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16 November 2021

National Safeguarding Week

If you’re thinking of getting a job in social care or early years and childcare, take a look at Social Care Wales’s new online training to help you spot signs of abuse, harm or neglect of children or adults. Social Care Wales’s bilingual e-learning package will give you a practical understanding of safeguarding. After completing […]

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1 November 2021

Winner of the WeCare Children competition announced

We launched a competition on Instagram to find the childcare teams, play providers and childminders that go above and beyond for the children in their care in Wales. On 15 October, following a public vote, Gaynor Richards was crowned the winner of the first WeCare Children competition. Gaynor Richards is a Childminder from Llandysul. She […]

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20 October 2021


NHS Wales have launched an innovative, fully bilingual platform to showcase the wide range of career opportunities available in health and social care in Wales. Careersville is a digital village that allows learners to navigate their way through a series of buildings to gain information on different health and care roles. Learners can access resources, […]

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4 October 2021

Mudiad Meithrin’s Annual Awards Ceremony

Raising the profile of the early years workforce in Wales is key to attracting and recruiting more workers into the childcare sector – especially through the medium of Welsh – and to show a wider audience the benefits of working in a sector that makes a positive difference to the lives of young children in […]

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22 September 2021

Employer Portal

Our employer portal is now live! Employers, we’ve made it easier for you to publish and manage your vacancies in one place, along with your list of applicants. Visit our Submit a job page to create a profile – it takes less than a minute. Once approved, you can post your vacancies free of charge […]

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13 January 2022

Introduction to social care

Are you considering working in social care? Do you feel you need to gain skills and understanding of the roles available? We are running a funded training programme for people interested in working in social care called an Introduction to social care.   About the training  The three-day training is available for anyone living in […]

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18 November 2021

The 2022 Accolades nomination deadline has been extended

Social Care Wales have now extended the closing date for applications for the 2022 Accolades, the awards that recognise, celebrate and share notable work in social work, social care and childcare, play and early years in Wales. If you’re a team, group or organisation in the public, private, voluntary or co-operative sectors in Wales, this […]

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